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Runnel/Rill (Geoform)

Component: Geoform

Unique Identifier: 149

Geoform Origin Geologic
Geoform Runnel/Rill

Definition A small, transient channel carrying the water of a wave after it breaks on a beach. They can also be formed by tidal ebb or runoff (following moderate rains or ice/snow melts). Larger runnels can have steep sides.